Features & Benefits
The Pre-K to 1st grade early algebra activities in this book encourage children to develop skills in the following areas:
- Identifying Characteristics
- Identifying Similarities
- Identifying Differences
- Reflect Repetition
- Extend and Translate Patterns
- Change and Function
Each section contains three activities for each of the five cognitive components. The five cognitive components are:
- Making Connections
- Problem Solving
Although young children experience things like patterns and equivalence in various aspects of life, they need support and guidance to understand key aspects of these concepts.
These activities encourage children to:
- Communicate reasoning
- Engage in discussion
- Reflect on experiences
- Connect new ideas with existing mathematical knowledge
Activities can be further divided into:
- Individual Activities
- Small-Group Activities
- Whole-Class Activities
- Reproducible blackline activities
The Mathematics for Young Minds Set is a collection of 6 teacher instruction activity books for Pre-K through to Grade 1. The series provides activities that are rich in concrete materials and language to expand and deepen conceptual knowledge.
These activities, which include blackline masters, help young children in the initial reasoning processes of identifying and describing attributes, matching, sorting, comparing, measurement, and ordering.